Homeland Insecurity, Part N
Josh Marshall notes
that the story on the Iraqi found with disks containing the layouts of some American schools might have a connection to Iraqi civic groups building Iraqi schools, and also doesn't
seem to have any connection to terrorist groups. (CNN
) If the powers that be are so concerned by finding such information in a somewhat explicable context, you would think that they'd try and get it taken down from the internet
. But that would require that the Department of Homeland Security actually be organized and well funded and do some fairly hard work. It's much easier to incite well-timed panic in a few swing states.